When houseplants are set free in the summer :)

peanut01(7VA)September 3, 2010

Here are some pics of a few of my houseplants that I allow to enjoy the summer outdoors. The summer brings out the best in some.

Posted this one before...

Thanks for looking,

David

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Thanks for sharing, David!

I set most of mine free during the Summer, too.
Some I even plant in the garden directly. Hoyas I hang in trees or under eaves.....
this is some of the best Hoya weather right now.

Josh

    Bookmark   September 3, 2010 at 8:28PM
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puglvr1(9b central FL)

Very Nice David...love the butterfly, probably pollinated your Hoya lacunosa seed pod! Thanks for the pictures!

    Bookmark   September 3, 2010 at 8:39PM
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tapla (mid-MI z5b-6a)

Nice pics Dave - looks like you're having fun! ;o)

Food for thought: Are we really setting our houseplants free in the summer, or confining them in the winter? ;o)

I'm with you though - I keep no plant material indoors over the summer, though this weekend I'll be starting to prepare them to be brought indoors as soon as night temps start dipping too far below 55* on a regular basis.

Al

    Bookmark   September 4, 2010 at 1:45PM
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christine1950

Loved looking at your beautiful plants. Thanks :>)

    Bookmark   September 5, 2010 at 9:25AM
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woollady(z8 CA)

hi nice plants Dave...i put almost all of my 80 plants outside,except the afr.violets and the pothos,also peace lily and jewel orchid.its like re arranging furniture for the spring and fall,

    Bookmark   September 5, 2010 at 2:33PM
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meyermike_1micha(5)

Very Very nice Dave...

I love that butterfly, the tons of flowers on your Hoya! White I think..I have always wanted a white flowering one..And your crown of thorns is amazing..

Thank you for sharing with us..Don't miss the point about when to start bringing them in..I sure got it as much as I hate to accept it..

    Bookmark   September 5, 2010 at 9:04PM
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melsmile(9)

Very nice plants. Thank you for sharing.

    Bookmark   September 7, 2010 at 11:39AM
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threas(z7 PA)

Awesome Dave! Love all of them! That COT is amazing! Do you know the name?

Theresa

    Bookmark   September 11, 2010 at 9:34AM
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